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Composition FOR GLUCHEK

Timolol(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for GLUCHEK

alcohol interaction for GLUCHEK

pregnancy interaction for GLUCHEK

lactation interaction for GLUCHEK

medicine interaction for GLUCHEK

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Gluchek eye drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR GLUCHEK

Timolol(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Gluchek eye drops is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure)

How it works

Gluchek eye drops blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This can lower the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Nausea, Fatigue, Headache, Breathlessness, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Slow heart rate, Diarrhoea, Constipation

SUBSTITUTES FOR GLUCHEK

3 Substitutes
3 Substitutes
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  • GLUCOMOL 0.5% W/V EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Allergan India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 11.66/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 58.29
    pay 17% more per ML of eye drop
  • TIMOGOLD EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Calix Health Care
    Rs. 10/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 50
    same price
  • TIMOLINA EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Chethana Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 9.88/ML of eye drop
    generic_icon
    Rs. 49.41
    save 1% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice FOR GLUCHEK

  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Timolol before any scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR GLUCHEK

Timolol

Q.

Is timolol a beta blocker/selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic?
Timolol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic

Q.

Is timolol preservative free?
The timolol eye drop is preservative fre

Q.

Is timolol the same as timoptic or cosopt?
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing timolol

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Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated

Q.

Does timolol lower blood pressure?
Timolol is used to lower blood pressure

Q.

Does it stop growth of hemangiomas?
It may be used to stop growth of hemangiomas (only after prescription from the doctor)

Q.

Does timolol cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Timolol does not make eyelashes grow. It is a blood pressure lowering medication. It is not known to cause weight gain/hair loss/miosis. It may cause dry eyes/slow heart rate as a side effect. If any side effects of the drug are observed then one should inform the doctor immediately.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)